Pevensey woman returns home to find land being used as a tip
A woman returned to her home to discover that it was being used as a mass fly-tipping site.
Sharon Mcdermott, of Hailsham Road, returned from visiting her grandson in hospital to ‘about 50 truck-fulls’ of waste dumped on her land.
“It has been a total nightmare,” she said, “I’m lost, I haven’t a clue what to do. I’ve been to the police and the council and they say its not their problem.
“Someone broke through a chain lock on the gate to get in. It is not a travellers’ site. It looks like a rubbish tip. There’s everything there and I mean everything,”
Among the rubbish is refrigerators, scrap metal, mattresses and what Ms Mcdermott believes to be asbestos.
A spokesperson for Wealden District Council was contacted and said it is currently investigating the incident and cannot say more at this stage.
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